Category: Artnet

Why Did the Firm Behind the Trump-Russia Dossier Implicate Art Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev in Its Testimony?

Some art world observers were surprised to see the name of Russian billionaire art collector Dmitry Rybolovlev pop up in the ongoing investigation into President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia.…
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Art Industry News: Museum Director Says Blockbuster Shows Are ‘Killing Museums’ + More Must-Read Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Tuesday, January…
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London’s Hayward Gallery Is Born Again at 50, Celebrating Its Major Revamp With Andreas Gursky Show

Ralph Rugoff’s arrival at London’s Hayward Gallery more than a decade ago was a game changer for the Brutalist Kunsthalle besides the Thames, which is 50 years old this year.…
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French Art Luminaries Reject Jeff Koons’s Flashy Gift to Paris as a ‘Cynical’ Act of ‘Product Placement’

This past Sunday, January 21, French cultural personalities penned an open letter in the daily newspaper Libération urging the city not to go ahead with the planned installation of the…
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Signs of the Times: Museums Are Collecting Protest Posters From the 2018 Women’s March

A year into the presidency of Donald Trump, the resistance movement is still proving strong as thousands gathered across the country this past Saturday for the second Women’s March. Of…
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Art Industry News: Anti-BP Activists Expose Oily Emails Between British Museum and Russia + More Must-Read Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, January…
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William Kentridge’s Great War Performance in Tate Modern and New York’s Armory Will Remember Black Africa’s Forgotten Men

The hundreds of thousands of forgotten Africans who fought and died as soldiers, porters, and laborers in World War I in the armies of their colonial rulers, will be remembered…
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How I Got My Art Job: The Head of United States Artists on Why Giving Away Money Is More Complex Than You Know

From fabricators to mummy conservators to private collection managers, the art world is full of fascinating jobs you may not have realized even existed. In artnet News’s column “My Art…
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Conceptual Artist Jill Magid Wins the 2017 Calder Prize—and the Keys to Alexander Calder’s Home

The Calder Foundation announced today that the New York-based artist Jill Magid has won the 2017 Calder Prize. The award comes with $50,000 cash and the promise to place one…
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A Dazzling Man Ray Portfolio + Irresistible Works by Josh Smith, Francis Bacon, and Others From Artnet’s Latest Auctions

The team of specialists at artnet Auctions has assembled some of the finest paintings and prints from this month’s curated sales. Browse our selection of artworks from some of the…
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